FOLLOWING the summer hit Rude by MAGIC!, music listeners have confirmed they are good for pop-reggae songs until the year 2034.Will spend the rest of their lives as the tiebreaker in pub quizzes
The surprise international smash arrived on schedule, exactly two decades after Big Mountains Baby I Love Your Way ruled the summer of 1994.
Pop blogger Julian Cook said: Like the cicada that spends 17 years buried underground, the love of a bouncy pop-reggae tune lies dormant in humanity and surfaces every two decades.
“The pop-reggae cycle can be traced back to 1974, when Eric Clapton released I Shot The Sheriff.
It has emerged again this summer, when following some invisible signal we all decided a bunch of Canadians skanking around to a rhythm that would have Peter Tosh turning in his grave was bouncy and fun.
But as we move into autumn and MAGIC! optimistically release a follow-up single, everyones natural immunity will return and well abandon the genre until well after the next world war.